• Museum Atrium
  • Crowdsourced Wall
  • Exterior
  • Exterior

Design Museum

R Matthew, Johnson-Marshall Partners

place
224-238 Kensington High Street, W8 6AG
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Partial disabled access, Toilets, Full disabled access, Refreshments, Bookshop
Regarded by English Heritage as the second most important modern building in London, its striking hyperbolic paraboloid copper roof reflects the architects' desire to create a 'tent in the park'.

Access

Saturday 22nd

Open 10am–5pm

Access is to the museum and its permanent collection

group
  • The Design Museum Building Tour at 1pm 20 mins
  • The Design Museum Building Tour at 3pm 20 mins
event
  • Designer Maker User (Permanent Collection) (exhibition)

Sunday 23rd

Open 10am–5pm

Access is to the museum and its permanent collection

group
  • The Design Museum Building Tour at 1pm 20 mins
  • The Design Museum Building Tour at 3pm 20 mins
event
  • Designer Maker User (Permanent Collection) (exhibition)

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Design

Original design
R Matthew, Johnson-Marshall Partners, 1962
Refurbishment
John Pawson, 2016
Type
Museum, Education
Period
Contemporary